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Gulf Crisis Broadens Definitions Of Food Security
James M. Dorsey
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Senior fellow
Food security has taken on a new dimension almost five months into the Gulf crisis that pits a UAE-Saudi alliance against
On World Food Day, Take Action Against Hunger
Author, journalist,and historian. Partnered with UN World Food...
World Food Day (Oct. 16) reminds us of America’s most urgent foreign policy objective: fighting hunger. Lack of food is the
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WHO Ranks Antibiotics In A Bid To Counter Drug Resistance
By Tom Miles, Reuters
WHO wants to reserve some antibiotics as "last resort" drugs.
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Data Doesn't Support The Claim That Goat Is The Most Consumed Meat In The World
Julie R. Thomson
Don't listen to everything Gordon Ramsay tells you.
Get Good Gut Health With Prebiotics And Probiotics
Dr. David Samadi
Chairman of Urology, Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Ho...
We all want our gut to feel good. No one wants a gut that is in constant turmoil possibly leading to serious conditions of
Answers To Your Questions On Food, Health And Climate
UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative
Envisioned and Supported by Jane and Terry Semel. Making the ...
By Hannah Malan, Graduate Student Researcher, EatWell In fall, the UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative hosted a Food Day panel
Women forge peace along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality a...
Cross posted from UNWomen.org Bubuaisha Kurbanova and Nodira Avezova have lived next to each other for more than 15 years
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Championing the Development Aspirations of Island States
José Graziano Da Silva
Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization
Small Island Developing States share many similar social, economic and environmental challenges, including relatively small populations, limited land resources, vulnerability to natural disasters and external shocks, as well as high food import bills and an excessive dependence on foreign trade.
FOOD & DRINK
Here's Why You Should Start Eating (More) Bugs
Wait, just hear us out. Insects could be the next big thing in food.
Factory Farms Of The Future: Part II
Extreme genetic selection, accelerated by artificial insemination, leads farm animals today to yield far more meat, milk, and eggs -- while eating far less -- than they ever have.
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Humans Growing More Carnivorous, Global Food Study Shows
By Hannah Hoag, Nature News
The work, published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, takes a detailed look at what people eat, as
Hunger: Measuring Progress Amid a Tangle of Contradictions
Frances Moore Lappe
Author, 'Diet for a Small Planet'
At least 842 million are suffering severe hunger, lasting longer than a year. Sounds terrible. So how do we untangle the apparent contradictions?
Let Them Eat... Insects?
Robert J. Walker
President of the Population Institute
I must confess that I was little troubled by a UN report this week that suggested that eating more insects may be just what we need to feed the more than 9 billion people that are projected to inhabit the planet by mid-century.
7 Strategies for Reducing Water Waste
President, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank
March 22, 2013 is the 20th anniversary of World Water Day. In honor of this important anniversary, this week Food Tank: The Food Think Tank is highlighting 7 Strategies for Reducing Water Waste.
World Food Prices Stay High, U.N. Says
What the World's Hungry Would Have Liked to Hear Last Night
Rep. Mike Honda
U.S. Representative, California's 15th Congressional District
Global hunger and malnutrition is the most preventable health epidemic in our time. We have the resources and innovation necessary to tackle this challenge. What we need now is the political will.
The Five Scariest Things About Halloween 2011
CEO. Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation
The United Nations predicts that on Halloween this year, the human population will hit the seven billion mark. But that's not even the scary statistic.
Rainforest Destruction Drops 25 Percent: Report
The remaining challenge, according to Wilkie, is to balance the need to stop cutting down the rainforest with the growing
Global Food Prices Hit Record High In February, U.N. Says
By Reuters, Reuters
Rising food prices are a morphing global concern, partly fuelling the protests which toppled the rulers of Tunisia and Egypt
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Teetering on the Edge
Vice President for Policy and Campaigns, Oxfam America
The question of precisely how aid should flow to Egypt is surely too complicated for a blog post. But in addressing the structural problems, there are concrete policy prescriptions at our disposal
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